“The international sector forges ahead in a new regulatory environment”

Since the setting up of Dublin's International Financial Service Centre in 1987 and the establishment of the market's first captive some two year's later, the development of Dublin as a European hub for international insurance has been little short of breathtaking. As the market enters perhaps its greatest period of regulatory upheaval in the shape of the EU Reinsurance Directive, Dublin continues to stay one step ahead of the market by being the first to implement the new directive.